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How do I remove a waste ink cartridge from my Epson Stylus Photo R300 printer?

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  • alicegibson Jan 09, 2009

    Actually, I am getting an error message "General Error consult manual" After researching, it appears there is some sort of "waste" to be cleared and I am not sure what this is about.

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The cover on the printer should lift up so that you can see your ink cartridges. Also once you lift the cover, you should notice that there is a picture step-by-step instruction for doing this. Anyway you will notice that the print head with the ink cartridges on it are all the way to the left. With the power off, put your fingers on the cartridges and pull the printhead and cartridges to the center right in front of you so that you can get to it. The cartridge that you want to replace will lift up and back as they are snapped into place and held gently with a tab. Pull on it gently and it will come out. Replace it with the new one and be sure you take off a little cover that the new will have. Close the lid and power it back up and you're back in business. God bless.

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